FIFA Fans: Why So Forgiving?

It wasn’t a huge surprise when several top officials at FIFA, soccer’s governing body, were indicted on corruption charges yesterday. But while the English Prime Minister and other higher-ups are calling for FIFA president Sepp Blatter to step down before tomorrow’s election, many fans just don’t seem to care. Why not?



  • Ellis Cashmore - Co-author “Football’s Dark Side: Corruption, Homophobia, Violence and Racism in the Beautiful Game,” and a visiting professor of Sociology at Aston University in Birmingham, England. - @elliscashmore